I am so sorry for missing your surprise birthday party. Please understand that the reason I had your friends organize it is because I knew that my working schedule would not allow me to make the preparations myself but your friends were willing and made it a success. I know that I hurt your feelings by not showing up but the weather in Hawaii was so bad that all the flights out of the island were cancelled due to the heavy rainstorms for three hours. In fact the storm was so bad that some areas lost electricity supply and it is yet to be restored. I am writing to tell you that I am alright, and I will be coming in tomorrow to apologize again in person; because I want you to understand the regret I feel right now. I hope that you will find it in your heart to forgive me.